New Updates: Fees and Payments

Effective 09/01/2023

Anyone arriving late to their scheduled pick up appointment will be accessed a $30.00 late arrival fee. This will be IN addition to what you've already paid AND must be paid BEFORE animals can leave the farm. Payments accepted for this fee: Cash, Debit, Credit, CashApp, ApplePay.




Effective 09/10/2023

ALL orders must be prepaid before a pick up appointment can/will be made. This includes, but is not limited to: ALL pets, show animals, breeding animals and/or feeders. If invoice/payment is not paid within 1 hour of the order, your order will be cancelled. 

Current Operating Hours*

*The hours listed below are PHONE HOURS ONLY. All visits to the farm are BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

April - August

Sunday: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Monday: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Tuesday: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Wednesday: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Thursday: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Friday: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Saturday: 11:00 am - 7:00 pm

Dates we are closed


April 5, 6

May 27

June 16

July 4, 5, 6, 7

August 17

September - March

Sunday: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Monday: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Tuesday: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Wednesday: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Thursday: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Friday: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Saturday: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Dates we are closed


September 9, 17, 22, 23, 24, 29 

November 4, 23, 24

December 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31



January 1, 2

February 10

March 24, 25, 31 

Rats are on a break from breeding until January 2024. If you are interested in purchasing a rat after January 2024, please fill out the WAIT LIST form located HERE. Once we receive your wait list, we will send you an invoice for the reservation fee for the animals you are wanting. Please read the form before filling out and submitting.

Important Information

Please read below before contacting us. 

At no time is anyone allowed to just "show up" and expect to purchase any animals we have here. We do not always have stock available and therefore it would be a complete waste of time and even if we had stock, you MUST make arrangements ahead of time


If you show up to our property unannounced, you will be asked to leave and make arrangements to visit at a more desirable time or find another place to purchase the animals you are looking for.


We are a small farm and do not breed in mass quantities. We breed for what we need and anything left is sold. For feeders, I offer what I have when I have it at reasonable prices but am unable to provide mass amounts of any animal we have. We prefer to stay small so that we can provide specialized service to our customers. 

Thank you again for your understanding.


~Brian & Crystal Smith 



We are NOT a rescue/shelter

At no time will Cherokee Flats accept animals of any kind. We are not a shelter, animal rescue or animal rehab center. 


All animals sold here have been bred by us. The safety of the animals here is our #1 priority. As such, taking in animals causes a risk to our breeders that we are not willing to take.


If you have an animal you no longer wish to keep, contact your local exotic vet to see if they have a list of rescues in your area. 


If you found a wild animal and you feel it needs medical assistance, please contact your local animal rehabber. Most vet offices have a list of Wildlife Rehab Centers in the area. 


If it has been found that you have abandoned any animal at my door, I will notify the proper authorities and charges will be filed against you. 


We are not obligated to take back any animal we have sold for any reason. Once the animal leaves the farm it is your sole responsibility. 

So, when will we have babies available??

Check below for who's due, who's had babies, and who's ready to go home.


Creme D'Argent:

Bonita x Nutter Butter

DUE 10/11/2023



Mini Lop:

     None at this time

Champaign D'Argent:

Lotte x Dom

DUE 10/11/2023



Sandy Flemish Giant:

     Minnie x Max 

DUE 09/19/2023

New Zealand:

    None at this time


Barnyard Chickens

Spring 2024 Hatch Pending

Malaysian Serama

Spring 2024 Hatch Pending

Khaki Campbell Ducks

Spring 2024 Hatch Pending

Toulouse Geese

Spring 2024 Hatch Pending

Heritage Bronze Turkey

Not Available for the Spring 2024 Hatch

Hatching Eggs

Barnyard Mix

Malaysian Serama

Khaki Campbell Ducks

Toulouse Geese

Heritage Bronze Turkey


Highlighted in GREEN - Available

Highlighted in PURPLE - Limited Availability

Highlighted in RED - Not Available at this time

Fancy Rats*

*All rats are on a break from breeding until Jan 2024


  • Dumpling x Ramen
  • Peaches x Mandu
  • Sandy x Ramen 
  • Mochi x Mandu


  • Paisley x Frank 
  • Franny x Freddy 
  • Mimi x Fritz 
  • Mazie x Fritz


  • none at this time


  • none at this time

Fancy Mice*

*Mice are constantly being born here. You can check out the Available Fancy Mice page for recent litters or you can message us for availability.



Milkshake x Don Juan 

Smoothie x Don Juan 

Pop Tart x Don Juan

Biscuit x Don Juan


Strawberry x Blackberry 

Raspberry x Blackberry 



Margarita x Cheesecake 

S'More x Cheesecake 


Oreo x Blackberry

Coco x Blackberry

Effective Immediately

Due to peoples lack of respect for our time, ALL animals sold (with exception to feeders) MUST BE PAID FOR IN FULL before an appointment will be made. (However, if you schedule a time to pick up feeders and do not show up, we will require FULL PAYMENT for all future feeder sales.) 

ALL pets MUST be paid for IN FULL before any further action will be made. This is to help make sure animals are picked up when scheduled and pets will be going to good homes. All animals purchased through our site will be contacted after the sale to confirm the purchase and to set up a time for you to come and pick up your new pet. 

ALL Rats & Mice as:

  • Pets
  • Breeders

ALL Rabbits as:

  • Pets
  • Breeders
  • Show Animals

ALL Poultry as:

  • Pets
  • Breeders
  • Show Animals

Some important information you should know BEFORE contacting us...

Before you inquire about ANY animal here at the farm, READ THE SALES POLICY


The sales policy is applicable to ALL sides of Cherokee Flats and the farm.

This means that the Sales Policy, in whole or part, is in effect for the entire farm. 


We are a SMALL family owned and operated farm. We do not produce in mass and are not a hatchery. For poultry, we hatch what we need or by request with full payment. For other animals, we breed for what we need and sell the rest unless requesting a specific pairing. Please note that ALL money sent to Cherokee Flats for the purchase of any animals is NON-REFUNDABLE unless we cancel the sale due to illness or death of the animal you wish to purchase. While it doesn't happen often, it can happen.


While we are usually 100% on sexing rabbits, please be aware that animals under 12 weeks of age are difficult to sex. We re-sex the day before pickup to ensure you are getting the sex and animal you have paid for. IF we find we did in fact mis-sex the animal, we will notify you immediately and let you know what options we have. We are not responsible for any animal once it leaves Cherokee Flats. If you find your animal has an issue, has become ill, or shows signs of any other possible illness AFTER it has left Cherokee Flats, you are more than welcome to contact us and we can let you know proper treatment or suggest an exotic vet in your area.


Cherokee Flats is under no obligation to take back any animal once it has left the farm. While we are responsible breeders, and we screen potential buyers, it is, in the end, the responsibility of the new owner to care for, maintain and provide proper housing, food, water and vet care if required. Cherokee Flats does not take back any animal because of safety reasons for my breeding animals. 


Please find a list of medications to have on hand incase your new pet shows signs of stress or illness in our Medicine Cabinet 


Before you inquire about ANY animal here at the farm, READ THE SALES POLICY

The Sales Policy, in whole or part, is in effect for the entire farm, including Cherokee Flats & Morningstar Rattery 


4H, FFA and ARBA members do not need to fill out any agreement unless requested to purchase show or breeding stock.